Hard work and dedication are two words used to describe the Area 3 Class AAA champions, the Dawson County Tigers.
The Tiger wrestling team, under the helm of Head Coach Arron Haynes, defeated defending Woodward Academy on their home mat to take the championship last weekend.
Coach Steve Sweat's Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team matched up against region rival and No. 3 ranked in Class AAA, Buford (20-2; 11-0) Jan. 31 in Dawsonville.
Dawson County was unable to recover from a 17-2 first quarter deficit and dropped a 59-23 decision to the Lady Wolves.
There was an electrifying atmosphere in the Ford E. Phillips Gymnasium Jan. 31 as the Buford Wolves traveled to Dawson County to face the Tigers.
Buford, undefeated in Region 7-AAA, faced a fired up student section and a feisty Tiger team.
Effort, heart and persistence were three key terms to describe the Dawson County boys' basketball team last week.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers bounced back last week with two big Region 7-AAA wins.
The Dawson County High School wrestling program recognized its seniors during the annual Senior Night tradition Jan. 14. The Tigers grapplers picked up two big wins against Riverside Military Academy, 57-18, and Rabun Gap, 72-6.
Dawson County High School Varsity Girls Coach Steve Sweat and his Lady Tigers split games last week. The Lady Tigers defeated West Hall, 62-31, before losing to Fannin County, 58-45, on Friday night. Both games were on the road.
The Dawson County Tigers did their best in creating some separation from the logjam of teams behind them in Region 7-AAA on Jan. 14, earning a 69-66 overtime win over West Hall in Oakwood.
Dawson County High School has signed another of its senior baseball players to a Rome college.
The Dawson County High School Junior Varsity girls basketball team extended its record to 8-1 with two wins last week.
It was a tough week for the Dawson County High School varsity Lady Tigers' basketball team. Coach Steve Sweat's squad suffered two Region 7AAA losses to put them at 3-3 in region play.
The Dawson County High School varsity boys' basketball team needed an extra period on Jan. 10, but the team was able to prevail 52-43 over visiting North Hall.
Dawson County High School junior varsity girls' basketball coach Anne Hyams' team won 31-21 over North Hall Jan. 10 in Dawsonville.
Despite outscoring North Hall, 19-7, in the fourth quarter, the Dawson County High School junior varsity boys basketball team was unable to come out on top against the North Hall Trojans, Jan. 10.
Despite a hard-fought loss, the Dawson County High School Lady Tigers returned to Dawsonville March 9 with their heads held high, proud of their second-place finish and knowing they gave it their all.
East Hall High School picked up its first Region 7-AAA win in a hotly-contested game against Dawson County on Oct. 3, holding on for a 36-29 victory.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity football team defeated Union County, 19-0, on Oct. 2 to even their season record at 2-2.
The Dawson County High School varsity cross country team squared up against some tough competitions Oct. 2 at the Mountain Invitational at Unicoi State Park in Helen.
Even though the Dawson County offense moved the ball at times against West Hall Friday night in Tigers Stadium, Head Coach Jeff Lee's varsity football team still couldn't find the end zone.
Dawson County High School Head Cross Country Couch Coach Charles Beusse's teams traveled to Ellijay on Sept. 27 to participate in the Clear Creek Trail Invitational.
The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys and girls cross country teams competed at the Clear Creek Trail Invitational recently in Ellijay.